Keep your side view mirrors free from bird poop and bird droppings that can damage the paint on your car, bird pecking, bird attacks, scratches and scuffs!
Your should have all of these items (above) in your trunk for safe winter driving - plus your cell phone and a real spare tire!
The automobile engine will come, and then I will consider my life's work complete. ~ Rudolf Diesel
There's more to preparing your car for the cold weather than just checking the fluids in the engine. If your battery isn't prepared for winter, your winter car care isn't finished. This video explains how to do it so you won't find yourself on the side of the road in the cold, snow and ice of the season.
What's the number one reason for car trouble during the cold winter month? You guessed it - a dead battery. Here are some hints to keep your battery alive during winter. Don't let the harsh weather of Old Man Winter leave you stranded - or late for work.
There's no shame in the game. Winter car care isn't difficult. But if your ere battery is on the low, you're not going anywhere. Here's more battery preparation advice you should heed to keep motoring along during the cold of the season.
Back to: Batteries
* Battery Basics for Winter / Fall
* Do's & Don'ts of Winter / Fall Maintenance
* Jump Start Your Battery
* Jump Start (video)
* Change Your Battery (video)
* Block Heaters
No matter how well you plan, stuff can happen when you're driving your car or truck in the winter's cold. Best to have these items in your trunk just in case that emergency crops up.
Wishing and wanting to see you, I step on thin ice. ~ Madoka Mayuzumi